About Mr Richard Harman
Richard Harman is a General Surgeon with a subspecialty interest in Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal surgery working closely with endocrinologists in this area (Thyroid Specialists)
Richard is a breast surgeon with appointments at North Shore Hospital and Auckland Breast Centre. He completed his surgical training in Auckland then undertook fellowship positions at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, in Sydney, and the Mayo Clinic, in the USA.
Over the last 10 years he has developed the Breast Clinic at North Shore Hospital and treated over 1000 women with breast cancer in the public and private sectors. Active involvement with research has lead to a thorough understanding of breast cancer treatment, and Richard is the lead surgeon for BreastScreen Waitemata Northland.
Richard is an active member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Breast Section and married with three children.
Richard is also available for consultation for common general surgical procedures such as hernia and laparoscopic gallbladder procedures.
Extensvie Experience in: Thyroid Parathyroid, Neck Lump Assessment & On-Site Ultrasound Assessment with Cytology
- Thyroid Assessment
- On-site Ultrasound FNA
- One Stop Assessment
- Minimally Invasive Parathyroid Surgery
- Thyroid Surgery
- Intra-operative Vocal Cord Monitoring
Incisional hernia, Open or laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia, Open repair of epigastric hernia, Open repair of incisional hernia, Open repair of umbilical hernia, Partial/total thyroidectomy, Pilonidal sinus surgery (direct closure), Total colectomy, Laparoscopic repair of hiatus hernia, Lap Nissen Fundoplication, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy with intraoperative cholangiogram, haemorrhoidectomy, open appendicectomy, left Hemicolectomy, Right Hemicolectomy, varicose vein surgery.
Incisional biopsy, Punch biopsy, Skin cancer diagnosis and treatment, Skin cancer surgery.
BSc MBChB FRACS
Current membership of professional/other bodies
- Australasian Section of Breast Surgery
- Australasian Section of Endocrine Surgery
- Melanoma Foundation New Zealand
- Auckland Breast Cancer Group
- ANZ Breast Cancer Trials Group